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  • This Nordic Currency Is Headed North: Strategist Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 4:13 PM ET

    With Europe seesawing, this Scandinavian is worth another look.

  • How to Take Shelter Against European Headwinds Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 10:10 AM ET
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    Europe is facing considerable event risk this week. Here's how to protect yourself using currencies.

  • Yen Steadies, Euro Holds on Tight Tuesday, 28 Feb 2012 | 8:09 AM ET
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    The yen's slide stops and all eyes are on the European Central Bank - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Traders work in the ten-year U.S. Treasury Note options pit at the Chicago Board of Trade in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

    If enough banks borrow in the European Central Bank's refinancing operation, risk currencies could get a lift.

  • Profiting from Bernanke's Testimony   Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 5:43 PM ET
    Profiting from Bernanke's Testimony

    As the economy improves, will Bernanke talk down QE3? Making money from Bernanke's Congressional testimony next week, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, if the economy begins to slow, will Bernanke provide additional monetary accommodation?, Michelle Meyer, Bank of America, discusses.

  • Money Match Up   Friday, 24 Feb 2012 | 5:30 PM ET
    Money Match Up

    The euro hits a two-month high, it's best level since December 9th. What's behind the rally, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, Wednesday's LTRO auction will show the real health of the European banking system. Making money off the LTRO auctions.

  • One of the challenges investors face today is how to reconcile seemingly conflicting messages coming from different markets. Is Dow 13,000 consistent with a 10 year U.S. Treasury at 2% and gold at almost $1,800? Is $125 Brent oil consistent with cyclically low implied volatility in many market segments, as well as widening CDS spreads for Middle Eastern oil producers?

  • Blueprint for China to Open Up Markets Thursday, 23 Feb 2012 | 6:19 PM ET
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    China should accelerate the loosening of capital controls, its central bank said, in a report outlining the path to a freely tradable currency and more open capital markets. The Financial Times reports.

  • Global Markets Update: European Markets Down On Greek Economy

    Stock index futures pointed to a rise in U.S. equities on Tuesday after euro zone finance ministers finally sealed a bailout for Greece. European shares steadied on Tuesday after hitting seven-month highs on Monday, with strategists saying the focus would now turn to the bleak outlook for Greece's economy after the country secured a bailout package.

  • Euro to Outperform Dollar in Next 6 Months: Economist Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012 | 3:35 AM ET
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    HSBC Economist Stephen King says the growing likelihood of further quantitative easing (QE) in the U.S., contrasting with real efforts to slash budget deficits in Europe, suggests the single currency will come out stronger in the medium term.

  • AUD Unlikely to Push Higher Through 2012   Monday, 20 Feb 2012 | 7:35 PM ET
    AUD Unlikely to Push Higher Through 2012

    Peter Redward, Principal, Redward Associates says the wild card for investors is the possibility that the U.S. economy improves stronger than expected. If that happens, he says risk currencies like AUD will be under pressure.

  • Money In Motion: The Euro Trade   Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012 | 10:24 AM ET
    Money In Motion: The Euro Trade

    Analysis on the euro and where its headed next, with Todd Gordon, Aspen Trading Group.

  • Global Markets Update: Strong Earnings Results Boost European Equities

    US Futures point to a higher open for Wall Street after a mixed trading session yesterday. European stocks rose on Wednesday following better-than-feared GDP figures for Germany and France, and as debt-stricken Greece appeared to be nearing a political consensus on painful budget cuts. In Asia markets rose on Greece while comments from China's central bank governor saying Beijing would continue to invest in euro zone government debt aided sentiment.

  • Will the Greek Sacrifice Push the Markets Higher? Tuesday, 14 Feb 2012 | 1:58 AM ET
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    The Greek parliament’s approval of fresh austerity measures despite violent protests in Athens opened the door for a brighter disposition in markets and this could push stocks upwards, according to analysts.

  • How to Trade the Turmoil in Greece Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 7:26 PM ET
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    This could be a make or break weekend for Greece, strategists say. Here's how to play the uncertainty.

  • How to Trade the Plot Twist in the Greek Drama Friday, 10 Feb 2012 | 3:11 PM ET
    The Parthenon in Greece

    The setback on the Greek austerity plan is sapping euro strength.

  • Global Markets Update: Greek Police Union Threatens to Arrest EU, IMF Officials

    Markets in Europe are mostly down as Greek opposition to the austerity plan heats up. Bank stocks are among the biggest losers. Spain approves sweeping labor market reforms. Four Greek ministers resign in protest over the new austerity package. Greece's police union threatens to issue arrest warrants for EU, IMF officials.

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    Greek drama staggers on, and risk appetite sags - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Update: European Markets Follow Asia Lower

    S&P 500 futures point to New York stocks declining 0.5 per cent at the opening bell. European shares also fell today, dragged lower by banks on concerns about the outcome of the euro zone debt crisis after finance ministers imposed further conditions before approving a rescue package for Greece. Asian shares ended lower as investors remained concerned about Greece's commitment to debt restructuring.

  • Greece Deal Fails to Convince, EU Demands More Thursday, 9 Feb 2012 | 7:13 PM ET
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    Greek political leaders said they had clinched a deal on economic reforms and spending cuts needed to secure a second bailout, but euro zone finance ministers demanded more measures and a parliamentary seal of approval before providing the aid.